Russell Sage College

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Russell Sage College

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Thinking Locally, Globally and Collaboratively

Small College, Big Collaborations

In honor of Sage’s first full year operating as a unified, coeducational institution, we have curated a collection of stories celebrating all the ways we work together.

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Thinking Locally, Globally and Collaboratively

The Women’s Institute Announces Partnerships, Hands-On Projects to Support Female Refugees

The Women’s Institute at Russell Sage College is embarking on a multi-year project to provide direct support to female refugees and their families in New York’s Capital District.

Thinking Locally, Globally and Collaboratively

Summer Research Project Looks for Faster Ways to Disinfect Drinking Water

Professor Emilly Obuya has involved dozens of students in her work to develop sustainable methods to make contaminated water safe to drink.

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Thinking Locally, Globally and Collaboratively

University of Pennsylvania Helps Russell Sage College Foster Campus Well-Being

Sage was one of 11 nonprofits selected to work with Penn’s Positive Psychology program in spring 2021. 

Thinking Locally, Globally and Collaboratively

Bio Prof and Students Join Global Coalition Studying Parkinson’s Disease’s Specific Impacts on Women

Professor Kristi LaMonica is a member of the World Parkinson Coalition’s YOPD working group and its subgroup investigating the disease’s specific impacts on women. 

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Thinking Locally, Globally and Collaboratively

Student Nurses Go Above and Beyond to Support Each Other and Vulnerable Community Members

During the spring 2021 semester, students in Family and Community Health II took on projects that contributed to community needs over and above class requirements.

Thinking Locally, Globally and Collaboratively

The Rev Collaborates with International Publisher Founded by and for Student Creatives

Student-run literary journal is producing publications with students at Haringey Sixth Form College in London.

Thinking Locally, Globally and Collaboratively

Russell Sage College Partners with CDC’s MASCUP! Study

Public Health, Biology and Psychology students are data collectors for a nationwide research project.

Type 57x Motorcycle and Bike Frame, Back to Back
Thinking Locally, Globally and Collaboratively

Sage MBA Students Advise Motorcycle Company on New Direction

Four MBA students from Sage’s School of Management were among the advisors who helped Fabbro Industries map its new route.  

Thinking Locally, Globally and Collaboratively

A Memorable Year for First President of Cross-Campus SGA

Ryan Jennings’ cross-campus leadership helped him get elected as the first president of Sage’s new, unified student government.

Voter Registration Table on campus
Thinking Locally, Globally and Collaboratively

Sage Votes Inspires Young People to Make the Most of Right to Vote

For the Russell Sage College students involved in Sage Votes, the presidential election was just the beginning.

Noora Ahmed
Thinking Locally, Globally and Collaboratively

For Noora Ahmed, Community Work-Study is an Appealing Alternative to “Traditional” Work-Study

Community work-study positions in nonprofits allow students to contribute to a cause they care about.

Thinking Locally, Globally and Collaboratively

Sage, Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar Make Higher Education More Accessible

The partnership includes an opportunity for high school students to earn college credit and receive mentoring.

President Ames at Podium
Looking Ahead

Message from the President

Behind every success story in this issue of Horizons, there is a community of donors dedicated to a culture of #SageStrong.

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Donors Make A Difference

Advancing Sage: Report of Appreciation

Russell Sage College’s 2019-20 Report of Appreciation gratefully acknowledges the 2,310 donors who supported the annual fund and special projects between July 1, 2019 and June 30, 2020.

Women's Institute Students at Ruth Bader Ginsburg Tribute
Looking Ahead

Energetic Start for Women’s Institute

Russell Sage College continues its commitment to women’s leadership and gender inclusivity through The Women’s Institute.

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Looking Ahead

Sage Named a Top Performer on Social Mobility by U.S. News

Sage is ranked number eight out of 389 national universities in this category.

Barbara Cockfield
Looking Ahead

Sage Welcomes New Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Barbara Cockfield will lead the college’s efforts to promote equity and social justice on both campuses.

Men's Soccer Game
Looking Ahead

Russell Sage College to Add Five Athletic Teams

Women’s and men’s indoor track and field, baseball, esports and women’s golf bring the number of varsity offerings to 21. 

OT Class
Looking Ahead

New Clinical Doctorate in Occupational Therapy

Sage’s new doctorate enhances an already thriving occupational therapy curriculum.

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Year of the Nurse

Professors Write History of Sage Nursing Program 

Book project grows out of ongoing oral history project; publication to coincide with program’s 100th anniversary.   

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Year of the Nurse

Phenomenal Nurses

In honor of the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife celebrated in 2020, we are proud to introduce you to some of the Sage students, faculty and alumni who are making a difference.

2019 Sankofa Ceremony
Donors Make A Difference

Renaissance Diversity Fund Supports Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives

Sankofa ceremony and Black History Month trip are anticipated to become annual traditions.

Ferguson Bulletin Board om Hart Hall
Donors Make A Difference

Spotlight on the Ferguson Fellowship for Sociology

Meet the 2019-20 Ferguson Fellow and hear what past fellows have to say about what the early recognition meant to them as they started their careers. 

Professor Emilly Obuya with students
Student & Faculty Scholarship

Faculty Accolades

Professor recognized for advancing indigenous values, six partner with community-building projects in Troy, and more faculty highlights

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Student & Faculty Scholarship

Course Series Amplifies Diverse Voices 

“Seeing myself reflected in the texts and then being able to discuss it in a classroom was next level. It had never happened before.” — Grace Camacho ’18

Kathryn presents research at the National Collegiate Honors Council conference in 2018.
Student & Faculty Scholarship

Student Research Selected for 2020 Honors Conference

While the conference had to be canceled, we are pleased to recognize the students here.